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Sindhu loses in Badminton Worlds final, PM Modi pats her back

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 27 Aug 2017 4:51 PM GMT

Sindhu loses in Badminton Worlds final, PM Modi pats her back
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Glasgow: India's Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu lost to Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara in a pulsating women's singles final of the World Badminton Championships here on Sunday.

Fourth seed Sindhu lost 19-21, 22-20, 20-22 against the Olympic 2016 bronze medallist Okuhara in a gruelling match that lasted an hour and 50 minutes.

It was Sindhu's third medal at the World Championships, with a bronze apiece from the 2013 and 2014 editions in her bag.

Praising Sindhu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Indian is proud of her.

"Well played ! We are proud of your game at the finals. Congratulations," he tweeted.

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/901837943542734848

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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